Henry has over 30 years of experience and expertise which encompass mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations and the structuring of diverse business and contractual arrangements including strategic alliances, domestic and international joint ventures and related licensing, distribution and support arrangements.

Henry provides discreet counsel that enables our clients to achieve their objectives. His expertise informs the judgment required to effectively navigate sensitive stakeholder relationships and complete complex matters.

Henry has assisted a broad range of clients, including  private and family owned businesses, entrepreneurs, public institutions, regulated entities as well as multi-national corporations, with business critical transactions and agreements as well as governance and regulatory compliance. His practice also includes advising foreign enterprises with respect to establishing business operations in Canada and related structuring and financing alternatives. Henry regularly advises on director and officer liability matters and risk mitigation.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

  • Acquisition of Ontario agricultural properties and the establishment of related joint venture structures
  • Sale of Ontario manufacturing businesses addressing related shareholder priorities and requirements
  • Non-Canadian resident acquisition of print media distribution business
  • Acquisition of Canadian tax recovery business addressing competing shareholder claims
  • Establishment of Canadian and U.S. auto-parts related joint venture together with supporting contractual infrastructure
  • Acquisition of Ontario residential and industrial door manufacturer and related partner governance and financing arrangements
  • Establishment of governance structure and related shareholder arrangements involving a newly established insurance company
  • Ontario University facilities expansion and governance work
  • Successful negotiation and settlement of various family and business partner conflicts
  • Establishment of wealth management financial services provider to the Canadian credit union system
  • Establishment of and advice respecting Canadian operations of various Italian based businesses
  • Purchase of aluminum processor through a stalking-horse CCAA sanctioned bid process
  • Reorganization of a Canadian-based pharmaceutical company’s Canadian private label business
  • Establishment of a Chinese auto parts joint venture
  • Multi-year sponsorship arrangements between an international sports organization and an global car manufacturer
  • Governance review concerning the role of Canadian General Counsel within the context of a global organization’s legal and compliance functions

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2015, 2016
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Corporate Mid-Market, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Barrister and Solicitor, Ontario, 1986

EDUCATION 

  • LL.B., York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts, York University, 1981

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English & Italian

Henry lives in Etobicoke with his wife and forever love Jacqueline. They have been blessed with their children Andrea, a globetrotting adventurer, and Samantha, a Royal Academy of Dance certified Ballet teacher.

A sports enthusiast, Henry grew up playing baseball throughout Ontario with the York Pioneers. He is a Blue Jay and Leaf loyalist from beginning to end although the Bianconeri are closest to his heart. Henry relishes his time in the outdoors, fishing especially at Lake Pogamasing. In addition to practicing law for years, Henry has been practicing golf for about as long.

While travel beckons, Henry and Jacqueline treasure time spent with their friends, enjoying movies, theatre and great books, companions and teachers all of them.

Henry has over 30 years of experience and expertise which encompass mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations and the structuring of diverse business and contractual arrangements including strategic alliances, domestic and international joint ventures and related licensing, distribution and support arrangements.

Henry provides discreet counsel that enables our clients to achieve their objectives. His expertise informs the judgment required to effectively navigate sensitive stakeholder relationships and complete complex matters.

Henry has assisted a broad range of clients, including private and family owned businesses, entrepreneurs, public institutions, regulated entities as well as multi-national corporations, with business critical transactions and agreements as well as governance and regulatory compliance. His practice also includes advising foreign enterprises with respect to establishing business operations in Canada and related structuring and financing alternatives. Henry regularly advises on director and officer liability matters and risk mitigation.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

  • Acquisition of Ontario agricultural properties and the establishment of related joint venture structures
  • Sale of Ontario manufacturing businesses addressing related shareholder priorities and requirements
  • Non-Canadian resident acquisition of print media distribution business
  • Acquisition of Canadian tax recovery business addressing competing shareholder claims
  • Establishment of Canadian and U.S. auto-parts related joint venture together with supporting contractual infrastructure
  • Acquisition of Ontario residential and industrial door manufacturer and related partner governance and financing arrangements
  • Establishment of governance structure and related shareholder arrangements involving a newly established insurance company
  • Ontario University facilities expansion and governance work
  • Successful negotiation and settlement of various family and business partner conflicts
  • Establishment of wealth management financial services provider to the Canadian credit union system
  • Establishment of and advice respecting Canadian operations of various Italian based businesses
  • Purchase of aluminum processor through a stalking-horse CCAA sanctioned bid process
  • Reorganization of a Canadian-based pharmaceutical company’s Canadian private label business
  • Establishment of a Chinese auto parts joint venture
  • Multi-year sponsorship arrangements between an international sports organization and an global car manufacturer
  • Governance review concerning the role of Canadian General Counsel within the context of a global organization’s legal and compliance functions

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2015, 2016
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Corporate Mid-Market, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Barrister and Solicitor, Ontario, 1986

EDUCATION 

  • LL.B., York University (Osgoode Hall Law School), 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts, York University, 1981

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English & Italian

Henry lives in Etobicoke with his wife and forever love Jacqueline. They have been blessed with their children Andrea, a globetrotting adventurer, and Samantha, a Royal Academy of Dance certified Ballet teacher.

A sports enthusiast, Henry grew up playing baseball throughout Ontario with the York Pioneers. He is a Blue Jay and Leaf loyalist from beginning to end although the Bianconeri are closest to his heart. Henry relishes his time in the outdoors, fishing especially at Lake Pogamasing. In addition to practicing law for years, Henry has been practicing golf for about as long.

While travel beckons, Henry and Jacqueline treasure time spent with their friends, enjoying movies, theatre and great books, companions and teachers all of them.

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